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Ord 848 Canceling the May 2018 General Election TOWN OF WESTLAKE ORDINANCE NO. 848 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS CANCELING THE MAY 5, 2018, GENERAL ELECTION AND DECLARING EACH UNOPPOSED CANDIDATE ELECTED TO OFFICE; PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE CUMULATIVE OF ALL ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake, Texas, is a General Law municipality located in Tarrant and Denton Counties, created in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Code and operating pursuant to the enabling legislation of the State of Texas; and WHEREAS, in accordance with law a general election has been ordered for May 5, 2018, for the purpose of electing a Mayor and two (2) Council Members to serve two (2) year terms on the Town Council in the Town of Westlake; and WHEREAS, no proposition is to appear on the ballot; and WHEREAS, the Town Secretary has certified in writing that each candidate on the ballot is unopposed for election to office; and WHEREAS, the filing deadlines for placement on the ballot and declaration of write-in candidacy have passed; and WHEREAS, in these circumstances Chapter 2, Subchapter C of the Texas Election Code authorizes a governing body to declare each unopposed candidate elected to office and cancel the election. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1: The following candidates, who are unopposed in the May 5, 2018, general election, are hereby declared elected to office, and shall be issued a certificate of election: Laura Wheat Mayor Michael Barrett Council Member Alesa Belvedere Council Member SECTION 2: The Town secretary is directed to post a copy of the Order of Cancellation attached as Exhibit "A", at each designated polling place on May 5, 2018. Ordinance 848 Page I of 2 SECTION 3: This ordinance shall be cumulative of all provisions of ordinances of the Town of Westlake, Texas, except where the provisions of this ordinance are in direct conflict with the provisions of such ordinances, in which event the conflicting provisions of such ordinances are hereby repealed. SECTION 4: It is hereby declared to be the intention of the Town Council that the phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs and sections of this ordinance are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this ordinance shall be declared unconstitutional by the valid judgment or decree of any court of competent jurisdiction, such unconstitutionality shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs and sections of this ordinance, since the same would have been enacted by the Town Council without the incorporation in this ordinance of any such unconstitutional phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section. SECTION 5: This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, and it is so ordained. PASSED AND APPROVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS, ON THIS 26th DAY OF MARCH 2018. ATTEST: Laura Wheat, Mayor Kelly`Edwaids, Town Secretary Thomas E. B ro Manager •��.ST� k � Off.•`• •�� APPRO S Ft-StaO i anion wry, kqwn Attorney ; �h uhrry. A�c'a Ordinancev� , Page 2 of 2 CERTIFICATION OF UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES CER TIFICA CION DE CANDIDA TOS UNICOS To: Presiding Officer of Governing Body Al: Presidente de la entidad gobernante As the authority responsible for having the official ballot prepared, I hereby certify that the following candidates are unopposed for election to office for the election scheduled to be held on May 5, 2018. Como autoridad a cargo de la preparacion de la boleta de votacion oficial,por la presente certifico que los siguientes candidatos son candidatos ilnicos para eleccion para un cargo en la eleccion que se llevara a Cabo el 5 de Mayo del 2018. List offices and names of candidates: Lista de cargos y nombres de los candidatos.- Office(s) andidatos:Office(s) Cargo(s) Candidate(s) Candidato(s) Mayor Laura Wheat Council Member Michael Barrett Council Member Alesa Belvedere SignAu`re ( f r, q) Printed n me (Nombre en letra de molde) V-) Sec ��,t- ��Title (Puesto) (F) Date of signing (Fed:a de}irma) CAP GIAY CHU'NG NH AN MA VNG Cir VIEN Tft Chu tri can bo cua co• quan chu quan La cor quan chiu trach nhiem ve viec co bo phieu chinh th(re chuan bi, toi xin xac nhan rang cac ung vien du•o'c ma cho cuoc bau dr den van phong cho cuoc bau cif dir keen se duo•c to chu•c vao ngay 5 thang 5 nam 2018. Danh sach cac van phong va ten cua cac i"rng cu vien: Office(s) Candidate(s) Thi truo'-ng Laura Wheat Hoi dung thanh vien. Michael Barrett Hoi gong thanh vien Alesa Belvedere Chir ky In ten OWN O F wFS d—a--r A� T� Tieu cue Ngiy ky � ► d a ORDER OF CANCELLATION ORDEN DE CANCELA CION The Town of Westlake hereby cancels the election scheduled to be held on(official name of governing body) May 5, 2018, in accordance with Section 2.053(a)of the Texas(datc on which election was scheduled to be held) Election Code. The following candidates have been certified as unopposed and are hereby elected as follows: Town of Westlake El por la presente cancela la eleccion que, de to contrario, (nombre official de la entidad gobernante) se hubiera celebrado el May 5, 2018, de conformidad, con la Seccion 2.053(a) (fecha en que se hubiera celebrado la eleccion) del Codigo de Elecciones de Texas. Los siguientes candidatos han sido certificados como candidatos unicos y por la presente quedan elegidos como se haya indicado a continuacion: Office Sought (Cargo al que presenta candidatura) Candidate (Candidato) Mayor Laura Wheat Council Member Michael Barrett Council Member Alesa Belvedere A copy of this order will be posted on Election Day at each polling place that would have been used in the election. El Dia de las Elecciones se exhibird una copia de esta orden en todas las mesas electorales que se hubieran utilizado en la eleccion. � President (Presidente) Secre ary (Secretario) Date of adoption (Fecha de adopcion) w`N OF SOV` •T'9 rFxAs Ordinance 851'�G Page 1 of 2 � 7 LENH HUY BO Thi xa Westlake hu6ng hiry bo cac cuoc bau cfr du kien se dugc to chuc vao ngay 5 thang 5 nam 2018, phu hop voi phan 2.053(a) cira luat bau cfr Texas. Cac img vien da chimg nhan la unopposed va huong duac,bau lam nhu sau: Van phong tim kiem frng vien Thi truong Laura Wheat Hoi dong thanh vien Michael Barrett Hoi dong thanh vien Alesa Belvedere Mot ban sao cira lenh nay se duac long vao ngay bau c*tai moi dia diem phong phieu nao da duac, sir dung trong cuoc bau cfr. Tong thong Stwa-,, J) Thu k Ngay nhan con nuoi y�N OF m Ordinance 8�fl Page 2 of 2